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Monthly Archives: March 2015

The comparative efficacy of first- versus second-generation electronic cigarettes in reducing symptoms of nicotine withdrawal – Lechner – 2015 – Addiction – Wiley Online Library

The comparative efficacy of first- versus second-generation electronic cigarettes in reducing symptoms of nicotine withdrawal – Lechner – 2015 – Addiction – Wiley Online Library.   Design Twenty-two mildly to moderately nicotine-dependent individuals were randomized to a cross-over design in which they used first- and second-generation e-cigarettes on separate days […]

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Vaping WORKS-Study results

Effectiveness of the Electronic Cigarette: An Eight-Week Flemish Study with Six-Month Follow-up on Smoking Reduction, Craving and Experienced Benefits and Complaints. [excerpt] Smoking reduction remains a pivotal issue in public health policy, but quit rates obtained with traditional quit-smoking therapies remain disappointingly low. Tobacco Harm Reduction (THR), aiming at less […]

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Anti-smokers can’t handle the truth about e-cigarettes

[excerpt] It is all about denormalizing smoking and smokers. Fine. Back in 1992, when anti-smoking first started gaining traction on public policy for smoking bans, if they would have said what they say now “We are trying to make smoking a anti-social behavior” they would have been dismissed as the […]

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Mr Bates – Comments on Canadian Vape Framework

Mr Bates is tireless in his ongoing analysis of regulatory moves across the globe. North American health professionals are still learning the difference between smoke v. vapor; nicotine extract v. tobacco leaf. Low and behold, our neighbors to the North are drafting a common sense approach. ——– Some good news […]

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